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Friday, November 20, 2015

Music ~ Twofers Challenge #8

Twofers Challenge #8 is music ~ can't believe we are on #8 already!! Anyway, I don't have many music stamps but I found this card in my stash that I made a while ago. So without further ado, here is my musically inspired card, lyrics by the phenomenal Mr. John Lennon:

How I Made my Card:
Yellow Card Base
Big Shot
Nellie Snellen Eastern Round Frame #MFD010
Artistic Outpost Chalkboard Wisdom Set #A067H (now at Our Daily Bread Designs)
SU! White Craft Ink
White Sharpie, water based ink, x-tra fine point
White Card
Black Card
DCWV Chalk Art Stack

I had the card base, it was pre-made - I got it in a kit and I was pleased to see the DCWV Chalk Art paper matched it perfectly.  So off I went!

I first cut the panel of the Chalk Art paper and sized it to fit on the card base.  I then stamped the sentiment with the SU! ink on black cardstock.  It didn't come out as bold as I wanted so I went over the sentiment with my white Sharpie pen.  I have issues with white ink and white embossing powder - it never seems to come out as "clean" as I expect it to.

Next, I cut the panels out of the stamped black card and the white card, layered them and pop dotted the black layer onto the white.   I attached the patterned paper to the card base and finished off by gluing the sentiment layers onto the card.

I have to confess, I no longer have this card, so the pictures aren't as good as normal - not that I'm a photographer or anything, but I would have taken some different pics of the card.  Oh well.  Please do stop by my teamies blogs, Zoe & Jane and get inspired by their work! I thank you for popping by and I hope you have some of your dreams come true ~ fondly, Christi

PS: Don't forget when you enter your musically inspired card in the Twofers Challenge you will get the chance to win a $20 gift certificate to Alleystamps!!
You can see the pop dotted black panel in this pic.
I would like to enter my Music card in the following challenges:
Brown Sugar Challenge - #173, Anything Goes
Just Add Ink - #289, Just Add Music
Cut it Up - #84, Inspired by a Book, Movie or Song
Glitter 'n Sparkle - #163, Add a Die Cut/Punch Shape
Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends - #22, Anything Goes

14 comments:

  1. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Brown Sugar, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  2. Great card!!!Thank you for joining us at Brown Sugar this week!
    Anna Dt

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  3. LOvely CAS card...Thanks for sharing it with us over at Brown Sugar Challenge!

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  4. Very pretty card!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  5. I have issues with white pens, too. No matter how many I buy, I just can't seem to find any that work! :(

    Love that song, and I like how the sentiment panel is popped up. Thanks for playing with us at Cut it Up for our Inspired challenge!

    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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    1. Oh I am glad I am not alone :) The water based Sharpie is the best so far, but it can be a bit thick :) Hugs! Christi

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  6. Sweet card! Love the chalk board look.
    x Asha

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  7. This is a wonderful creation and perfect for our 22nd ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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